Panel Discussion: Medical Device Product Development – From Lab to Patient

Timeslot: Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 2:45pm to 4:45pm
Room: Waterview Ballroom, Ground Level


Ever wonder how biomaterials translate into commercial medical devices that are used in hospitals for treating patients? Attend our panel discussion with industry scientists and gain some insight into about how they explore and evaluate ideas and turn them into medical devices that can improve the lives of patients. These researchers will talk about the various stages and processes involved in developing medical devices and manufacturing. Learn more about the process as the panel share their own experiences, their stories of successful ventures and even some failures.


Abstracts will be available for download on April 27, 2022.

  • Bre Jacobs, Medtronic

  • Guillermo Ameer, Northwestern University

  • James M. Lindsey, Zeus

  • Ken Malone, Materic